Space to pause and reflect

Swimming and walking in nature can both be transformative experiences, helping us to pause and reflect on parts of our lives that are overwhelming or limiting – the ideal opportunity, then, for a life coaching session. Jo Tinsley meets life coach and wild swim coach Tara Kelsall for a chat and a dip

“I’ve often heard wild swimmers say ‘If only I could bottle this amazing feeling’.

Jo is the Gear Editor for Outdoor Swimmer and also writes news and features for the website. A keen open water swimmer and long-distance walker, she loves seeking out lakes and lidos close to her home in the Mendip Hills, Somerset. She is the author of The Slow Traveller, editor and founder of independent magazine, Ernest, and has previously tested outdoor clothing and kit for BBC Countryfile Magazine, BBC Focus and Ernest Journal.